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Cambridge, University Library, MS Ff. 4. 42

Cambridge Juvencus
  • ix2 + x1
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • vellum
A copy of Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri quattuor, with glosses in Latin, Old Welsh and Old Irish
Identifiers
Shelfmark
Ff. 4. 42
Title
Cambridge Juvencus
Provenance and related aspects
Date
ix2 + x1
9th/10th century
Hands, scribes
Núadu [scribe]Núadu ... scribe
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Additions
Contains glosses in Latin, Old Welsh and Old Irish
Codicological information
Material
vellum

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

Cambridge Digital Library, Online: University of Cambridge. URL: <http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk>.
Digital reproduction, with notes and commentary by Myriah Williams direct link
McKee, Helen, The Cambridge Juvencus manuscript, glossed in Latin, Old Welsh, and Old Irish: text and commentary, Aberystwyth: CMCS Publications, 2000.
Edition
McKee, Helen, Juvencus Codex Cantabrigiensis Ff.4.42: a ninth-century manuscript glossed in Welsh, Irish and Latin / Llawysgrif o’r nawfed ganrif gyda glosau Cymraeg, Gwyddeleg, a Lladin, Aberystwyth: CMCS Publications, 2000.
Facsimile edition, with introduction
Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan (eds.), Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 2: Non-Biblical glosses and scholia; Old-Irish prose; names of persons and places; inscriptions; verse; indexes, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1903.  
comments: Reprinted by DIAS in 1987, together with Stokes' supplementary volume.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link> Wikisource: <link>
44 Irish glosses
Stokes, Whitley, “Cambrica”, Transactions of the Philological Society 7 (1860–1861): 204–249, 288–293 (addenda and corrigenda).
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – addenda and corrigenda: <link>
204–232; 288–292 (addenda et corrigenda) Glosses

Secondary sources (select)

McKee, Helen, “Scribes and glosses from Dark Age Wales: the Cambridge Juvencus manuscript”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 39 (Summer, 2000): 1–22.
McKee, Helen, Juvencus Codex Cantabrigiensis Ff.4.42: a ninth-century manuscript glossed in Welsh, Irish and Latin / Llawysgrif o’r nawfed ganrif gyda glosau Cymraeg, Gwyddeleg, a Lladin, Aberystwyth: CMCS Publications, 2000.
Introduction
Isaac, G. R., “Naw englyn y Juvencus llinell 6c”, Studia Celtica 34 (2000): 272–273.
Oates, J. C. T., “Notes on the later history of the oldest manuscript of Welsh poetry: the Cambridge Juvencus”, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 3 (Summer, 1982): 81–87.
Stokes, Whitley, “The cryptogram in the Cambridge Juvencus”, The Academy 42 (September 1892, 1892): 215.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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